Psychosexual Development Quiz

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Which component of the mind is present at birth and is driven by the pleasure principle?


During which stage of development does the Anal Stage occur?

Phallic Stage

What is the main function of the Ego?

To express impulses in a socially acceptable manner

Which stage of development occurs between 6 to 12 years of age or until puberty?

Latency Period

What is the primary component of personality according to the text?


Match the following stages of development with their corresponding age ranges:

Oral Stage = Birth to 18 months Anal Stage = 18 months to 3 years Phallic Stage = 3 to 6 years Genital Stage = Puberty onwards

Match the following components of the mind with their descriptions:

ID = Source of all psychic energy and the primary component of personality Ego = Develops from the ID and ensures that the impulses from the ID are expressed in a manner acceptable to the world Superego = Develops last and represents the internalized ideals and values of society

Match the following psychological terms with their definitions:

Pleasure Principle = Naturally attracted to the immediate gratification and satisfaction of our needs, desires, and wants Reality Principle = Determines whether to act upon impulse or act on what is reasonable and socially acceptable Latency Period = Stage of relative calm and stability in psychosexual development

Match the following stages of psychosexual development with their corresponding characteristics:

Anal Stage = Focus on toilet training and control of bodily functions Phallic Stage = Development of the Oedipus complex or Electra complex Genital Stage = Reawakening of sexual interests and establishment of mature sexual relationships

Match the following terms with their definitions in the context of psychoanalysis:

Psychic Energy = The driving force behind all human activity according to Freud Impulse = A sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act Acting on Reason = Making decisions based on logical or rational thinking

Study Notes

Components of the Mind

  • The Id is the component of the mind present at birth and is driven by the pleasure principle.

Stages of Development

  • The Anal Stage occurs during the second stage of development.
  • The Latency Stage occurs between 6 to 12 years of age or until puberty.

Functions of the Mind

  • The primary function of the Ego is to mediate between the demands of the Id and the reality of the world.

Personality Structure

  • The primary component of personality is the Id, Ego, and Superego.

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Test your knowledge of the three component parts of the mind and the stages of psychosexual development with this quiz! Explore the concepts of the ID, oral stage, anal stage, phallic stage, latency period, and genital stage. Challenge yourself and discover how these elements shape our personality from birth to adulthood.

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